Pharrell has rejected claims that American acts were called in to save the Brit Awards.
Beyonce, Katie Perry and Bruno Mars all performed at the awards at London's O2 Arena last night.
In recent years stars including Robbie Williams, Labrinth and Jake Bugg claimed the ceremony was often too long and lacked spark.
The artists were talking to Newsbeat's Sinead Garvan.
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